Yonkers, NY – Bicyclist Critically Hurt in Hit-and-Run Accident
Posted on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 at 12:00 am
Yonkers, NY (May 22, 2019) – A serious person injury collision took place on Wednesday morning, May 22nd, involving a bicyclist and a vehicle that fled the scene. According to authorities, a man riding a bicycle along Yonkers Avenue was struck by a hit-and-run driver at approximately 9:49 a.m., resulting in serious injuries.
The accident was stated to have occurred in the area of Exit 5, from the Saw Mill River Parkway to Yonkers Avenue, and resulted in the closure of the roadway. Emergency medical crews were called to the scene, where they transported the injured cyclist to a nearby hospital for serious injuries.
The nature of the injury was reported as being isolated to the victims’ head; however, the current condition of the victim has not been released. The events that led to this accident are actively being investigated by authorities.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
First and foremost, we would like to offer our sincere sympathies to the victim of this accident. New York bicycle accidents often come with devastating results, and while it can be terribly difficult, it is terribly important to understand that, as a victim, you may have very significant rights concerning compensation for your injuries, particularly when an accident is caused by a seriously negligent or criminal driver.
When your suffering has been caused by the carelessness of another party, it is important to recognize the inestimable value of a qualified New York accident attorney. At Hach & Rose, we are aware of the devastation that negligent individuals can cause with their reckless actions. Our compassionate New York accident attorneys have dedicated their lives to victims as we are here 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have been hurt in a New York bicycle accident, call 212-779-0057 today.
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